The leading association
of public opinion and
survey research professionals
American Association for Public Opinion Research

Committees and Taskforces

Interested in serving on one of our committees or taskforces? Click here to volunteer.

AAPOR has several committees that carry out a number of different functions for the association. Among them are the following committees. To learn more about them, click on the name of the committee below.

AAPOR Members
Log in to view email addresses for all committee members.

Communications Committee

Jessica Holzberg, Communications Chair
Marco Morales, Associate Communications Chair

Conference Committee

Kristen Olson, Conference Chair
Darby Steiger, Associate Conference Chair

Education Committee

Rachel A. Caspar, Education Chair
Emilia Peytcheva, Associate Education Chair

Executive Council

Daniel Merkle, President
Patricia Moy, Vice President
Nora Cate Schaeffer, Past President

Finance Committee

Gretchen McHenry, Chair
Ginger Blazier, Associate Chair

Inclusion & Equity Committee

Tamara Terry, Inclusion and Equity Committee Chair

Membership & Chapter Relations Committee

Ipek Bilgen, Membership/Chapter Relations Chair
Angelique Uglow, Associate Membership/Chapter Relations Chair

Standards Committee

Timothy Triplett, Chair
Ashley Kirzinger, Associate Chair

AAPOR Awards Committees

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement Cmte

AAPOR Public Service Award

Book Award Committee

Burns "Bud" Roper Fellow Award Committee

Inclusive Voices Award Committee

Monroe G. Sirken Award Committee

Policy Impact Award Committee

Seymour Sudman Paper Award Committee

Student Travel Award Committee

WAPOR/AAPOR Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Committee

Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award Committee

AAPOR Publications

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology Oversight Cmte

David Dutwin, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
John L. Eltinge, Co-Chair (ASA)

Public Opinion Quarterly Advisory Committee

Survey Practice Advisory Committee

Ashley Amaya, Chair


Communications: Social Media Subcommittee

Mariya Vizireanu, Chair

Communications: Website Subcommittee

Christopher Antoun, Chair

Education: History Subommittee

Janice M. Ballou, Chair

Education: Online Education Subcommittee

Douglas B. Currivan, Chair

Finance: Sponsorship Committee

I-Chun (Lisa) Lin-Freeman, Chair

Nominations Committee

Standards: Standard Definitions Subcommittee

Ned English, Chair

AAPOR Ad-Hoc Committees and Task Forces

2020 Election Task Force

Joshua D. Clinton, Chair

AAPOR/WAPOR Task Force on Quality of Comparative Surveys

Ad Hoc Committee on Future of AAPOR Journals

Ad Hoc Committee on Sugging and Frugging

Bylaws Review Ad-Hoc Committee

Code Review Ad-Hoc Committee

Stephanie Eckman, Chair

Data Fabrication Task Force

Mixed Mode Task Force

Kristen Olson, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Jolene Smyth, Co-Chair (AAPOR)

Transparency Initiative Coordinating Committee

Jennifer Benz, Co-Chair (AAPOR)
Krista Jenkins, Co-Chair (AAPOR)